CHEST Journal Podcasts

M. Diane Lougheed, MD, FCCP, and editorialist Kathleen Kreiss, MD, join CHEST Podcast Editor, D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, in review Dr. Lougheed et al's article in this month's issue, relating the tracking of Flock Worker's Lung, from initial reports of a cluster of interstial lung disease cases among textile workers in Ontario in the early 1990s, to the discovery of additional similar clusters, on to the recognition of it as a specific occupational disease attributable to inhalation of flocked nylon fragments. Dr. Lougheed's group compared and analyzed changes among the same group of employees from 1991 to 2011 to create a profile of longitudinal lung function changes over this period.

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